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    The University of Louisville, its School of Medicine, and the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology have rich histories and traditions of academic excellence. Over 400 graduates have leadership positions throughout academia, government and industry. Our department hosts National Institutes of Health-funded environmental health sciences training  and cancer education training programs. Pharmacologists and toxicologists are noted among the "Hot Tracks in Professions" with some of the nation's most rapidly increasing salaries. Pharmacology and toxicology are the ideal translational interface effectively bridging preclinical and laboratory-based investigations towards improving the health and well-being of the patients and populations. Our research and training programs include disease prevention, vaccine discovery and drug development in partnership with numerous centers and institutes, including but not limited to the Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences, the Superfund Research Center, the Alcohol Research Center, the Hepatobiology and Toxicology Center, the Envirome Institute, the Center for Predictive Medicine, the Brown Cancer Center, and the Center for Cardiometabolic Science.  The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology graduate program is open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. Online applications for the graduate program can be accessed here.

     We encourage you to learn more about our history, mission, and graduate programs.

    A video description of our graduate program can be accessed here.

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